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  • Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch responds on e-book pricing

    The dispute between Amazon and Hachette over e-book pricing heated up this weekend with a volley of open letters making various cases to the public. The latest is a response to consumers from Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch about how and why the company...
  • Kim Kardashian to publish a book of selfies with Rizzoli

    Kim Kardashian to publish a book of selfies with Rizzoli
    Kim Kardashian, queen of all media, will publish (another) book. This one is the Kardashianest: titled "Selfish," it's a photo book of selfies. It will be published by Rizzoli. The book will be, the publisher writes, "The selfie photography of Kim...
  • Authors United: Who signed?

    More than 900 authors signed an open letter to Amazon that appeared in print Sunday and is online at the website Authors United. The letter appealed to Amazon to treat books from Hachette fairly. "As writers -- most of us not published by Hachette -- we...
  • George W. Hilton, college professor

    George W. Hilton, college professor
    George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of heart failure at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was...
  • Photosynthesis festival at Annenberg focuses on music, photography

    Photosynthesis festival at Annenberg focuses on music, photography
    It was Jakob Dylan who came up with a name for the genre of music that photographer Mark Seliger now plays with his band Rusty Truck: "Lonesome." Seliger himself calls it "simple melancholic singer-songwriter" alt-country, which he'll perform this...
  • Time Warner Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback, Earnings Rise Thanks to HBO

    Time Warner reported results for its second financial quarter after outmaneuvering Rupert Murdoch's takeover play and shedding its publishing business. Despite the corporate drama, it was a stronger quarter than expected. Driven primarily by the...
  • Daily Press owner to enter 5-year affiliation deal for Cars.com

    Daily Press owner to enter 5-year affiliation deal for Cars.com
    Tribune Publishing, the owner of the Daily Press, announced Tuesday it will enter into a five-year affiliation agreement with Classified Ventures to continue marketing Cars.com products after the sale of its online car shopping website to Gannett Co....
  • Madeline L'Engle's 'A Wrinkle in Time' will finally be a movie

    Madeline L'Engle's  'A Wrinkle in Time' will finally be a movie
    There have been TV tries, but it's never had a big screen treatment. Now, Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" may finally be a film. Variety reports that Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed Disney's "Frozen," has decided to take on "A Wrinkle in...
  • Children's Authors Are Featured At Avon Library

    AVON — Four area authors who specialize in books for children will speak about their work on Tuesday at the Avon Free Public Library, the library has announced. Tonight's event is at 7 p.m. and is free. It is part of a series the library is putting...
  • Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book

    Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book
    Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, a teacher credited with saving her class of first-graders during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, has written a book about the aftermath of the shootings, her publisher announced Tuesday. The publisher, G.P. Putnam's Sons, said...
  • Désirée Zamorano on the lives of L.A.'s Latinas and 'The Amado Women'

    Désirée Zamorano on the lives of L.A.'s Latinas and 'The Amado Women'
    In Désirée Zamorano's new novel "The Amado Women," the author explores the ties that bind the women in an upwardly mobile Los Angeles family, and how those connections are tested when tragedy strikes. Zamorano makes a point of depicting characters who...